Hamel Lions Flea Market
SUNDAYS THROUGH OCT. 27 — The Hamel Lions Flea Market will be open on Sundays through Oct. 27 in the parking lot of the Medina Entertainment Center, 500 Hwy. 55, Medina. Bargain hunters can visit the market from 6 a.m. to noon. The Flea Market will be closed on May 12 and 19 and Aug. 11. Vendors will offer antiques, collectables, bargains, crafts, produce, plants, fall farmers market, and one of a kinds. Admission and parking are free. Vendor space costs $20 per spot. No reservations required. Questions? Call Tom Fox, 612-910-9895.
Delano Farmers Market
WEDNESDAYS THROUGH OCT. — The Delano Farmers Market is open Wednesdays through October from 2 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Flippin’ Bills’, located on the corner of Highway 12 and County Line Road in Delano. Shoppers will find freshly baked bread, local honey, maple syrup, pickles, farm fresh eggs, seasonal fruits and more when in season. A non-profit booth is available. New vendors/growers are invited to apply for space by contacting Deb Hoen, market manager, 763-238-2702.
Delano Community Market
SATURDAYS THROUGH SEPT. 21 — The Delano Community Market is open 9 a.m. to noon, every Saturday through Sept. 21 along River Street in downtown Delano. Visitors will find local food, artists, crafts, children’s activities, music and more. Visit the website at delanocommunitymarket.com for information on special weekly events, chef demonstrations, Farmer of the Week and applying for vendor space. Anyone who is a gardener, farmer, painter, sculptor, jewelry maker, crafter, or community organization is invited to apply for a booth. For information, contact Diane Przymus at 763-331-1449 or email@example.com. The Community Market is a collaboration between the Delano Food Council and the Delano Lions Club.
JUNE 13 — The Rockford chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Riverside Park building every Thursday evening with weigh-in starting at 5:30 and meeting from 7 to 8. For more information, call Geneva at 763-477-6584.
JUNE 13 — Corcoran City Council will meet Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Road 116.
Whimsical Fairy Gardens
JUNE 13 — Children ages seven to nine are invited to create Whimsical Fairy Gardens at the Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E., on Thursday, June 13 from 2 to 3 p.m. Join a Wright County Master Gardener to create magic and whimsy with fairies in this small-container garden class. Children will plant miniature landscapes and add tiny treasures. They are asked to bring two small items for the fairy garden, such as shells, marbles or doll accessories. Attendance limit is 10 and registration in advance is required. For information about library programs or to register, contact the library at 763-972-3467.
Rockford City Wide Garage Sales
JUNE 13 — There will be garage sales throughout the city of Rockford from Thursday, June 13 to Saturday June 13. Contact the Rockford City Hall at 763-477-6565 to have an address added to the list. A full list of sale sites and map will be available.
Stork House Teen Night
JUNE 13 — Beginning Thursday, June 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Stork House located at 8131 Bridge St., Rockford, there will be weekly “teen nights” a the stork house through Aug. 29. There will be a meal and interesting topics and projects. For more information, you can contact the Rockford Area Historical Society at 763-477-5383, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockford School Board
JUNE 17 — The Rockford School Board will meet Monday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the district board room located in the Rockford Middle School.
Women of Today
JUNE 17 — The Maple Grove Chapter of Women of Today hosts its monthly meeting on the third Monday of each month. The group invites everyone to join them at the Maple Grove Community Center at 7 p.m. Guests from Maple Grove and surrounding communities are welcome. The mission of Women of Today is to help women improve their own lives and the lives of the people in their communities. View the website at www.maplegrovewt.org or contact the group at email@example.com or 651-642-5404 for more information.
Breast Cancer Support Group
JUNE 18 — The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet Tuesday, June 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Conference Rooms A&B at Ridgeview Medical Center. During each support group session, an educational topic, such as music therapy, plastic surgery or breast cancer statistics will be discussed. This support group provides an opportunity for women to ask questions, share concerns, and offer support to one another in regard to their experiences with breast cancer. For more information, or to be added to our support flyer mailing list, call Ridgeview Medical Center at 952-442-2191, ext 6111.
Greenfield City Council
JUNE 18 — The Greenfield City Council will meet Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. at 6390 Town Hall Drive.
Delano City Council
JUNE 18 — The Delano City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Delano City Hall, located on Bridge Avenue at Second Street. For agenda information, visit the city website at delano.mn.us.
Medina City Council
JUNE 18 — The Medina City Council will meet Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. at Medina City Hall, 2052 County Road 24. For agenda information, call 473-4643.
Magician to perform at Delano Library
JUNE 18 — Magician Jared Sherlock will perform at the Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E. from 1 to 1:45 p.m., Tuesday, June 18. His presentation is for children ages three to 12 and their families. Sherlock blends magic, juggling and audience participation for a high-energy, interactive, comedic event. This program is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. For information about library programs contact the library at 763-972-3467.
12 West Toastmasters
JUNE 19 — The 12 West Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 11:45 a.m. at the Pizza Ranch, located on Highway 12 in the Delano Crossings retail center.
Library’s Dog Day Afternoons
JUNE 20 — Cuddle up and read with Annie, the golden retriever, between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E. Annie is a certified Reading Education Assistance Dog. Sign ups are on the same day for 15 minutes of one on one reading time. The library will provide books of all reading levels. Color or do puzzles while you wait. Annie will be on hand the third Thursday of each month after school. Future dates are July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. For information, call the library at 763-972-3467.
Delano School Board
JUNE 24 — The Delano School Board will meet Monday, June 24, at 7 p.m. in Delano City Hall, 234 N. Second Street.
28th Annual Ridgeview Golf & Taste Celebration
JUNE 24 — Proceeds from this year’s event will again be used to support the Innovation for Generations campaign, with funds raised to further enhance the care and comfort of patients. Each year, Ridgeview’s Annual Golf & Taste Celebration entails much more than golf, including bridge and Bunco tournaments, the Taste of the Ridgeview Region featuring delicious specialties and beverages from some of the area’s finest restaurants, a buffet dinner; silent and live auctions and an abundance of raffle prizes. The event will be Monday, June 24, at the Island View Golf Club. For more information, contact the Ridgeview Foundation at 952-442-6010.
Rockford City Council
JUNE 25 — The Rockford City Council meets Tuesday, June 25, at 7 p.m. at Rockford City Hall, 6031 Main St. For more information, call 477-6565.
Independence City Council
JUNE 25 — The Independence City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. For agenda information call City Hall, 763-479-0527 or visit the city website at independence.govoffice.com.
It’s Just Coffee
JUNE 25 — Come meet your Greenfield neighbors, share a cup of coffee and talk. Bring a friend and join in the fun. It’s Just Coffee meets the last Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at Riverwood Covenant Church (7189 69th Ave. N). Your memories of Greenfield history are always welcome as this is also the home of The Greenfield Historical Society. Coffee and treats are provided.
Wow Van visit
JUNE 27 — The Wright County Wellness on Wheels (WOW) van will stop at BankWest in Rockford from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27. WOW services include adult and child immunizations; health screening; blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol checks by appointment; pregnancy, health and wellness checks and child car seat checks by appointment. A variety of health information is available. For appointments or questions, call 763-682-7717. For immunizations, bring past immunization records to the van, if available.